Melton Creek Trail #3124

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This trail begins at Diamond Spring on Mt. Misery Trail #3113 and ends at Crooked Creek Trail #3100 (area is unavailable) and is maintained for foot and horseback traffic only since it is located within the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. The first portions of the trail descends steeply from Diamond into Chaparral Basin (about 3.5 miles) over rocky trail tread. Then it descends more gradual once it starts following along Melton Creek.

From the Diamond Trailhead follow Mt. Misery Trail #3113 for 1.5 miles to Diamond Spring. Melton Creek Trail takes off to the left.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Cleared from top to Chaporal Basin and 1.5 miles from Crooked Creek - July 2020. Forest trails are not maintained and typically not accessible from late fall through late spring due to snow. Please call the local Ranger District Office for up-to-date information.
Open Season: June - November
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply Trail closed to all motorized and mechanized equipment, including mountain bikes and carts.Weed-free feed is required for stock animals.
Closest Towns: Pomeroy, WA
Information Center: Pomeroy Ranger District 

General Information

Directions:

Access from Diamond Trailhead. Minimal parking. Bulletin board and trail signs are available.

Follow Mt. Misery Trail #3113 for 1.5 miles to Diamond Spring. Melton Creek Trail takes off to the left.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
9.7 miles

  Elevation : 
2400 - 6200

 



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